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Analysis Reports in Microsoft Excel

Learn how to properly prepare an analytics report with Microsoft Excel®.

Microsoft Excel® is the most common analysis software on the market and it is not just for spreadsheets - it allows us to easily turn data into sophisticated graphics and charts. PivotTables, charts, and data analysis are amongst the most popular of all analytical tools. This topic provides you with tools to master analysis and reporting from data cleansing to visualization. Learn how to simplify statistics and realize the importance of PivotTables. This information includes creating trend lines, charts, and maps to visually displaying your results. A working knowledge of Excel® is recommended for our analysis course.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to understand the characteristics of a table in Excel.
  • You will be able to differentiate between various graphs and charts.
  • You will be able to understand the powerful tools, like Pivot Tables, that Excel has to offer
  • You will be able to differentiate between mean, mode and median.

87 minutes
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Agenda

Your Analytical Objective

  • Data Analysis - Interpret Meaning
  • Understanding the Objective
  • Clean up and Extraction

Organizing Your Data: Tables, Filters, Subtotals and Pivots

  • Tables
  • Filter
  • Subtotals
  • PivotTables

Visualize Your Data: Charts, Maps, and Trend Lines

  • Charts and Graphs
  • Line and Bar Charts
  • Line Graphs
  • Complex Charts
  • Summary Charts
  • Pie Charts
  • High-Low Charts

Frequency and Trend Lines

  • Histograms
  • Scatter Diagram
  • Trend Lines
    • Linear Trend Lines
    • Logarithmic Trend Line
    • Polynomial Trend Lines
  • Moving Average Trend Lines
  • Maps

Know Your Numbers: Descriptive Statistics

  • Data Analysis
  • Central Tendencies
  • Variability of Data
  • Standard Deviation
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Credits

OnDemand Course

This course was last revised on January 15, 2021.

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  • CPE/NASBA - QAS Self Study 2.2 including Computer Software & Applications 2.2
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a QAS Self Study sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: www.nasbaregistry.org. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 2.2 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Computer Software & Applications for 2.2 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of business financials. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: QAS Self Study. Please refer to the information in this advertisement for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board.
     
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Faculty

Lauritta Sowa

Lauritta Sowa

WiseOwlOps, Inc.

  • 20 years of business and analytical training coupled with 30 years in finance and administration
  • President of WiseOwlOps, Inc. and an international consultant and trainer in finance and data management
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on a variety of financial, accounting, analytical, and Office 365® subjects and specializes in Microsoft® Excel® and data management
  • Strong communication skills as she is a columnist and author of numerous tutorials on finance, software, and analytics
  • Bachelor’s degree, CA Pacific University
  • Can be contacted at 805-434-7070 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 408399
Published 2021
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